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Oct 7, 2012 8:30am EDT
federal law by endorsing political candidates from the pulpit. those who do so risk losing their churches' tax-exempt status. according to a recent survey by the christian polling organization lifeway, 87% of pastors believe pastors should refrain from making political endorsements. the survey included both evangelical and mainline clergy. >>> the supreme court opened its new term on monday and a majority of the justices -- six of the nine -- attended the annual red mass, held the sunday before at st. matthew's cathedral in washington. at the annual event, catholic leaders encourage the justices to draw wisdom from their faith as they make their decisions. the court is set to tackle controversial issues once again this term, including a case involving affirmative action at the university of texas. many religious groups are anxious to see if the court will also agree to hear arguments on same-sex marriage. >>> a leading opponent of same-sex marriage, catholic bishop salvatore cordileone, has been elevated to archbishop of san francisco. cordileone was formally installed in a ceremony on th
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the presidential campaign. it is reasonable to think these are settled policy and settled law. come to find out they're not settled law and could quickly not be settled law. you wonder what happened that we're suddenly refighting all the battles? >> what happened is racism, i mean, suddenly, we have a proud black family in the white house and suddenly, i mean, this year, for the first yearr i believe, babies born were more babies of color than white babies. you know, there is -- there is fear. and it just doesn't feel right to folks. so the answer is blowing in the wind. you know, it depends what we but it is a profound change to think of this country -- you know, this may be a little far out what i'm about to say, but i think that as people bear the mark of their childhood and that is what is familiar. until they dig it out, look at the wound, i mean, this country was born in a profoundly violent way. you know, the biggest almost genocide in history. you know, 90% of the people who llved here, the 500 tribes and nations, whatever who lived here, were killed by invasion and disease and so on. a
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
new. >> here's what conservatives tell me. they embrace law and order conceptually and they say we're talking about enforcing the law and if the law isn't enforced a society cannot hold itself cohesively together. the second thing they say is we can't have a cohesive, coherent country without a common language. if you have two peoples living side by side speaking separate languages, you're not going to have a country. >> we heard the arguments. as far as the language is concerned, everyone knows english is the official language in the country. why is it necessary to make it official by law? i think there's more draw backs to that because, for example, in california when they tried to make english the official language it was virtually impossible. it didn't work. it was approved, but it didn't work. why? because you have so many different languages that are spoken there. besides spanish you have several asian languages. what would happen is in the schools, the schools would be forced to send all materials to parents in english when you have elderly who do not speak the language and
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